November 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Brush fires more likely during fall

Recent dry weather conditions and leaves on the ground can combine this time of year to create fuel for brush fires.  Dan LeCrone, fire supervisor for the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR), explained brush fires are m More...

Local News

Wolf Furniture acquired by Michigan chain

A Michigan furniture chain has acquired two family-owned furniture companies in western Pennsylvania.  Art Van Furniture acquired Levin Furniture and Wolf Furniture, two privately-held Pennsylvania companies, for an undisclosed amount.  More...

Police Log

Harassment   ONEIDA TWP. — State police at Huntingdon are investigating a report of harassment that took place Nov. 20.  Disorderly conduct   More...

Expert witness testifies before court

An expert mental evaluation witness was hired and recently called to testify regarding two defendants’ ability to withstand trial, both cases still under advisement of Huntingdon County President Judge George Zanic.  More...

General News

Recent studies show possible link between FSH and weight gain

Dear Doctor: I recently read that blocking follicle stimulating hormone can combat post-menopausal bone loss and weight gain in women. Please tell me how to go about blocking that hormone! More...

News of Yesteryear

Thousands of bushels of corn lost in fire

75 Years Ago  James Henderson of Mapleton, night foreman at the Pennsylvania Glass Sand Corporation plant at Mapleton, is a patient in the J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital suffering from injuries sustained at 6 p.m. while at his work.  More...

Justices reject appeal over Confederate emblem

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal from an African-American attorney who called the Confederate battle emblem on the Mississippi flag “an official endorsement of white supremacy.”  More...

State/National Sports  Free Access 

Ravens get defensive to beat Texans 23-16

BALTIMORE (AP) — Take the ball away from the other guys, hold onto it yourself and make sure nothing happens to Justin Tucker.  That, apparently, is the formula the Baltimore Ravens intend to use to reach the playoffs.  More...

Panthers win as Luongo stops 23 shots

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Tomlin fine hyping matchup with Patriots

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sitting across from a Hall of Fame coach turned broadcaster, Mike Tomlin decided to do longtime friend Tony Dungy a solid.  Asked about his team’s potential during a taped segment before the Pittsburgh Steelers host More...

Chatter Box

No shortage of Christmas spirit

There is no shortage of Christmas spirit in Huntingdon County. Folks are decorating their homes and planning their events and there are a lot of events planned within the next few weeks.  More...

Healthy Living

Shining light on invisible disabilities

Every year on December 3, governments, UN agencies, civil society organizations, research institutions and advocacy groups worldwide come together to celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities via forums, public discussions and awarenes More...

Down syndrome myths debunked

Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder that is caused by an error in cell division. When a person has Down syndrome, he or she has a third chromosome 21, also called Trisomy 21. More...

Annie's Mailbox

Ex-husband still has control

Dear Annie: I divorced an extremely wealthy, abusive and narcissistic man five years ago. My divorce was a horror. He hacked my phone, email and Facebook account and put a tracking device on my car. More...

Horoscope

HOROSCOPE

A baby born today has a Sun in Sagittarius and a Moon in Aries.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY for Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017:  More...

Donors advised to vet charities

The holiday season is one that celebrates giving and is a time when many look to help those less fortunate or seek ways to support worthy causes.  While the desire to help others is laudable, the Federal Trade Commission advises that would-be do More...

Exercise caution while in woods

With rifle season underway, hunters are reminded to be prepared for dangers that could arise when they’re heading out in the woods.  A recent call to the 911 center of a missing hunter in the Broad Top City area who was found before units More...

Residents cautioned of package thieves

As Cyber Monday came to a close, many online shoppers checked off items on their shopping lists and began to set reminders for when packages will arrive in the mail.  More...

Area groups benefit from Amazon program

During the holiday season, many households decide to give extra money to charities through various traditional methods of contribution.  More...

State  Free Access 

School districts experiment with later start times

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As darkness faded just after 7 a.m. More...

Philadelphia paying to settle police misconduct lawsuits

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has begun settling more than 300 lawsuits against police officers accused of misconduct, many of which target members of a narcotics squad that was under investigation as recent as two years ago.  More...

Sharpton: Mill represents victims of the justice system

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rev. Al Sharpton said a broken criminal justice system is responsible for Meek Mill’s imprisonment and called Monday for the judge who sentenced the rapper to reconsider or step aside.  More...

Community Calendar

Community Calendar

Tuesday, Nov. 28   AA Meeting o Alcoholics Anonymous meeting will be held at The Abbey Reformed-United Church of Christ, Huntingdon, from 7-8 p.m. Please use Sixth Street entrance.  More...

Local Sports

Women’s Basketball:

Eagles pull away to top Bobcats 86-67

Senior Dani Atkinson scored seven points and Juniata converted 15 of 19 free throws in the fourth quarter to pull away for a lop-sided 86-67 win over visiting Frostburg State Monday evening.  The Eagles improved to 5-0 with the win, while the Bo More...

OUTDOOR DIARY

Knowledge Begets Admiration   More...

Editorial

Letters to the Editor

Protection of hawks  Editor The Daily News Dear Editor:   More...

Around the State

Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ———  Election meltdown underscores broader lesson, Nov. 8   What a sorry mess in Monessen. More...

People/Pastimes

Five generations of family

A Thanksgiving blessing was five generations being together as Tom Trimer of Alexandria, seated, held his great-great-grandson, Rylan Wilson, as Rylan’s mom, Danielle Wilson of Spruce Creek, ri More...

Pomegranates are an ancient fruit

Pomegranates are an ancient fruit steeped in tradition that impress modern food enthusiasts thanks to their tart taste and various health benefits. More...

Cub Scout Pack 225

Members of Cub Scout Pack 225, Orbisonia and Rockhill, participated in the annual Scouting for Food event Nov. 4. More...

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